Killing the Lernaean Hydra: the core, crust and promise of Occupy Gezi

The eruption of Gezi events was unexpected and shocking for all Turkey’s political actors. The AK Party government’s self-confidence had been at a peak after more than a decade’s unprecedented political power, and local resistance to its policy of neo-liberal urban transformation had remained near-invisible in the mainstream media. Nonetheless, it was this resistance that […]

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Uccidere l’Idra di Lerna: il nocciolo, la superficie e la promessa di Occupy Gezi

The text below is the translation of my article on the Occupy Gezi, recently published in the Turkish Review, into Italian by Federica Remondino. L’esplosione dei fatti di Gezi è stato un trauma inatteso per tutti gli attori della politica turca. L’autostima del partito di governo AK era al massimo dopo oltre un decennio di […]

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Matando a la Hidra de Lerna: el núcleo, la corteza y la promesa de “Ocupa Gezi”

The text below is the translation of my article on the Occupy Gezi, recently published in the Turkish Review, into Spanish by German Leyens. La erupción de los acontecimiento de Gezi fue inesperada e impactante para todos los actores políticos de Turquía. La autoconfianza del gobierno del Partido de la Justicia y el Desarrollo (AKP) […]

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